Ernest Clippinger

11 April 1891–March 1967 (Age 75)
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Clippinger was born on 11 April 1891, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Francis Marion "Frank" Clippinger, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Jane Pountain, was 18. He lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 36 years. He died in March 1967, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75.

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Francis Marion "Frank" Clippinger
Sarah Jane Pountain
Nina Clippinger
Ernest Clippinger
Earl Clippinger
Ethel Clippinger

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Kleppinger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ernist Chippinger in household of Frank Chippinger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Clippinger in household of Sarah Clippinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernest Clippinger in household of Frank Clippinger, "United States Census, 1920"

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